Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Key Stage Two to teach about writing stories using different styles and genres

  • Giant Fruit Story Editing

    Giant Fruit Story Editing

    Edit and improve a narrative story that uses conflict and resolution based on a book by a significant author

  • Giant Fruit Story Writing

    Giant Fruit Story Writing

    Compose and draft a narrative story about travelling in a giant fruit based on a book by Roald Dahl

  • Giant Fruit Story Maps

    Giant Fruit Story Maps

    Role-play and record ideas for a narrative story based on a book by Roald Dahl about travelling in a giant fruit

  • Story Editing

    Story Editing

    Edit and redraft a new section for a story to suggest what other events might happen in the narrative

  • Story Viewpoint

    Story Viewpoint

    Select and write a new section for a narrative story from the viewpoint of one of the characters

  • Family History Story Planning

    Family History Story Planning

    Plan another journal that could have been discovered to show the history of a family in a narrative story

  • Story Solution

    Story Solution

    Select and complete an extra part for a narrative story describing how characters might solve a problem

  • Story Problem

    Story Problem

    Compose a paragraph describing a problem that the characters might need to solve in a narrative story by Roald Dahl

  • Story Genre Writing

    Story Genre Writing

    Compose a narrative story using characters, settings and events matching a specific story genre

  • Story Map

    Story Map

    Plan a story to match the characters, settings and events that can be used in a mystery or science fiction genre

  • Story Genre Sentences

    Story Genre Sentences

    Practise changing sentences from different story genres by using fronted adverbials, relative clauses and conjunctions

  • Story Publishing

    Story Publishing

    Edit and make corrections to a story set in a school to use when publishing a class library book

  • Circus Animals
    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
  • Chocolate Debate
    Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
  • Story Swaps
    Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
  • Story Swap Writing
    Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style